The 2023 Grand Slam winners, Carlos Alcaraz and Novak Djokovic are going to meet again at the 2023 ATP Finals. It is a new-age rivalry among the World No. 1 and No. 2-ranked players in the ATP rankings. So, let’s take a look at the Carlos Alcaraz vs Novak Djokovic prediction for the ATP Finals semi-final match.
Carlos Alcaraz was a part of the Red Group and defeated Andrey Rublev and Daniil Medvedev to make his place in the semi-finals. He lost his first group stage match against Alexander Zverev but made a comeback by defeating the remaining members of the red group.
On the other hand, Novak Djokovic was a part of the green group and defeated Holger Rune and Hubert Hurkacz to find his place in the semi-finals. He also lost a match against Jannik Sinner but made his comeback by defeating Hurkacz in a must-win match.
If you remember, Alcaraz is the former No. 1 ranked player and dethroned Djokovic to achieve his career-best rankings. Similarly, Djokovic is the current No. 1 ranked player and dethroned Alcaraz to get his No. 1 title back. This is going to be their last battle of the 2023 season. Be ready for a thrilling contest that is set to happen at the ATP Finals in Turin.
- Match: Carlos Alcaraz vs Novak Djokovic
- Tournament Tier: ATP Championship
- Round: Semi-finals
- Time: 9:00 p.m. (local time)
- Venue: Turin
Both players have faced each other on four occasions, and it is a tie between them. As of now, the head-to-head battle between Alcaraz and Djokovic stands at 2-2. This is going to be their fourth contest of the season, and all their meetings have been either semifinals or finals.
They have met on three different occasions, and here are the stats.
- Novak Djokovic defeated Carlos Alcaraz in the 2023 ATP Cincinnati Final: 5-7, 7-6, 7-6.
- Carlos Alcaraz defeated Novak Djokovic in the 2023 Wimbledon Final: 1-6, 7-6, 6-1, 3-6, 6-4.
- Novak Djokovic defeated Carlos Alcaraz in the 2023 French Open semifinals: 6-3, 5-7, 6-1, 6-1.
- Carlos Alcaraz defeated Novak Djokovic in the 2022 ATP Madrid semifinals: 6-7, 7-5, 7-6.
Carlos Alcaraz vs Novak Djokovic Prediction: Who will win?
We predict Carlos Alcaraz will defeat Novak Djokovic and advance to the finals of the ATP Finals. Both are top-quality players, but we think Alcaraz has the upper hand against Djokovic. He is in great form and is pretty confident he will qualify for the finals. We predict the match will go to the third round, and Alcaraz will defeat Djokovic.